The 60-foot blue spruce that has served many years as the Christmas tree for Greenwood, Indiana, will not make it to the holiday season. Purdue experts: Lindsey Purcell, Urban Forestry Specialist, Tom Cresswell, director of Purdue Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory, and Sarah Hanson, Johnson County Purdue Extension educator, share how the past drought season and construction has been too much for the large evergreen.
See full article in the INDYSTAR, Experts: Construction killing Greenwood Christmas tree.
Plant & Pest Diagnostic Laboratory, Purdue
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